Federal Agents with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) filed for a search warrant in Salt Lake City last week, seeking to search storage lockers in Utah owned by family members of Dr. Simmon Lee Wilcox. Details in the warrant shed light on a federal investigation into Dr. Wilcox’s various medical practices, including a former location in Center Township.

The offices of S.L. Wilcox Health Services at 3428 Brodhead Road were raided by DEA Agents on February 28th. Agents were seen carrying boxes from the building during the several hours they spent at the facility. Other offices operated by Wilcox, including the CTR Health Group in St George, Utah, were raided simultaneously. Wilcox also runs the Rock Star Medical Institute in Henderson, NV.

wilcox A search warrant filed last week reveals federal officials believe Dr. Wilcox has been working with multiple accomplices, including ID forgers, to “engaged in the illegal distribution of controlled substances, including Oxycodone, Lortab, Testosterone, Adderall, and Alprazolam (Xanax), outside the ordinary course of professional practice and not for legitimate medical purposes…”

Court documents state Dr. Wilcox is certified in family practice medicine, but “holds himself out as an expert in addiction, pain management, laser lipo, stem cell therapy and hormone therapy.” One website operated by Wilcox states he is “currently licensed in 7 States and has a pending application in Dubai,” and that he specializes in “rapid drug & alcohol detox.” A Facebook page for Wilcox states he specializes in “sexual dysfunction in men & women.”

Agents wrote they have information that “Dr. Wilcox wrote prescriptions for Oxycontin, Roxicodone, and other narcotics in the name of one of his accomplices and multiple false names. The accomplice fills the prescriptions in his/her own name and used false identities to fill the other prescriptions. The false identification cards were being produced by another accomplice. Once the drugs are obtained, they are sold via the internet and to various drug dealers.”

The agents go on to say they believe “Dr. Wilcox wrote prescriptions in full knowledge of the aliases and would write up to five prescriptions of Roxicodone at a time under [an informant’s] real name and under four to five aliases a month.” That informant alleges they were selling upwards of 400 pills a month for 18 months as part of the alleged scheme. “Dr. Wilcox knew [the informant] did not take the Roxicodone pills and that all of the pills obtained in both his/her real name and the aliases were being illegally distributed for monetary gain.”

The DEA also believes Dr. Wilcox created fictitious patient charts for his alleged accomplices and their aliases, and is in the process of obtaining any charts involving patients who were prescribed Oxycodone between January 2010 and March 2013.

A search of federal court dockets show no criminal charges have been filed against Dr. Simmon Wilcox.

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Federal agents raiding the Center Twp. Offices of Dr. Wilcox back in February / Photo by John Paul
John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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Boom Cha Cha
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Boom Cha Cha

Uhhhooohhh looks likes someone might be in troubbblleeeee

Teresa danzy
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Teresa danzy

It’s funny how they can say something about dr. Wilcox but never did they say or do anon dr Damzo who was right now prescriptions for any one of his patients who ask for it

SpeakTheTruthToo
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SpeakTheTruthToo

Ok, Wilcox supporters, where are you now? I don’t want to hear charges haven’t been filed, innocent until proven guilty, blah, blah, blah……Those charges and court date to be convicted are coming real soon.

Thank goodness he got busted before the medical license to practice in Dubai came through which we all know now, was just a way to expand the “illegal” side of the business to the Middle East.

docster
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docster

He was just trying to simulate his income.

DMX
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DMX

CAN’T UNDERSTAND I DO BELIEVE YOU HAD TO TAKE A DRUG TEST!!! BE UNLE THAT WAS FAKE OR SET UP!!!!!DAMD!!!!!!!!!!

a real regular guy
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a real regular guy

Can someone please translate the above comment for me?? I have no idea what is being said. :upset: :upset:

Nikki Parsons
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Nikki Parsons

Basically what he is saying, is that any doctor, by law, is required by the DEA to administer urinalsis tests on a regular basis, in order to prove that you are taking your prescribed controlled substances as directed, and not abusing them.
I do hope that helped.

Brenda Varner
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Brenda Varner

about time they caught him

roxie
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roxie

he would write people scripts for 500 roxies a month, thats crazy. and these were just addicts not the people he had selling them for him. giving a herion addict that much of any opiate should be investigated no matter what, and no pharmacy should uphold the perscription. im really surprised that he didnt go down when Dr. Scott got busted..